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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 373–375.
Published: 01 December 1960
.... J. A. BRYANT,JR. Duke University The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding. By IAN WATT.Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1959. Pp. 319. $1.95. This paperback edition of a book first published in England in 1957 will find...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Barbara M. Benedict The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel: From Richardson to George Eliot . By Leah Price. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. vii +224 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 302–304.
Published: 01 September 1982
... to comprehend the creature provide many varied readings of the ‘text’of the whale” (p. 159). LAWRENCEWILLSON University of California, Santa Barbara The Autonomy of the Self from Richardson to Huysmans. By FREDERICKGARBER. Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 1975
... of Washington A Natural Passion: A Study of the Novels of Samuel Richardson. By MAR- GARET ANNEDOODY. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. viii + 410 pp. $25.75. In this very long and seemingly exhaustive study of Richardson’s writings, Margaret Anne Doody attacks her subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 372–374.
Published: 01 September 1964
... to the drama. GEO.WINCHESTER STONE, JR. New York University Richardson’s Characters. By MORRISGOLDEN. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1963. ix + 202 pp. $5.00. Morris Golden’s new study, Richardson’s Characters, must be read within...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 371–372.
Published: 01 September 1946
...Lyon N. Richardson Richard Nicholas Foley. Washington, D. C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1944. Pp. 169. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 Lyon N. Richardson 371 Henry James: The Major Phase. By F. 0. MATTHIESSEN.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1948
...Dorothy Richardson A. Blyth Webster. New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. Pp. ix + 246. $3.50. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 112 Reviews A Saintsbury Miscellany. Selections from His Essays and Scrap Books. With personal portraits by SIR...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...John Richardson Abstract In the eighteenth century Britannia became a vehicle for poets and other writers to reflect on the difficult place of the individual in the emerging public sphere. Writers of the first half of the century characteristically imagined the goddess in a domestic political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Alan Richardson Mothers of the Nation: Women's Political Writing in England,1780-1830 . By Anne K. Mellor. Bloomington: Indiana University Press,2000. 172 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews The Vanishing: Shakespeare, the Subject, and Early Modern Culture. By Christo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2008
...John Richardson Nicholas Rowe's Tamerlane of 1701 marks an important step in the development of literary representations of military heroes. Rowe draws on and adapts seventeenth-century accounts of Timur and other soldiers to create a conqueror more virtuous and peace-loving than those portrayed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... from Samuel Richardson and Jane Austen—is to better apprehend how in the early eighteenth century the marriage plot’s ideal of heterosexual complementarity had not yet become the only game in town. Haywood arranges for her two heroines to use the materials of literacy, the pens and paper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 1981
... declares that since Richardson was dealing with readers’ reactions from the time he circulated manuscript copies of Clarissa until he fin- ished the third edition, the writings of others who took sides in the novel’s cen- tral conflict had a direct effect on its composition. He maintains further...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 38–47.
Published: 01 March 1970
...-century studies.l Their central theme is that there is a considerable complexity to the English novel’s first major engage- ment in the war of the sexes. The newer line generally asserts that al- though one cannot be certain how well Richardson “understood the basis of his own art,”2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Nicholas Hudson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 ARTS OF SEDUCTION AND THE RHETORIC OF CLARISSA BY NICHOLASHUDSON Recent discussions of Clarissa have stressed its failure to achieve Samuel Richardson’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 September 1966
...Ira Konigsberg Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE TRAGEDY OF CLARISSA By IRAKONIGSBERG Richardson generally thought of Clarissa (1747-48) as a tragedy, and he often defended the novel according to methods and rules...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 151–161.
Published: 01 June 1980
...PAUL R. CRABTREE Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 PROPRIETY, GRANDISON, AND THE NOVEL OF MANNERS By PAULR. CRABTREE Richardson’s novels work their transformations on three cultural presences of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Jonathan Culler culler@cornell.ed A History of Ambiguity . By Anthony Ossa-Richardson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2019 . xv + 496 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Does ambiguity have a history? This amazing book, model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 June 1991
...Helen M. Ostovich Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 ∗A short version of this article was delivered as part of a panel on Richardson at the Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 24–27 September 1987. I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1951
... that the “natural light” of Lord Herbert of Cherbury is in agreement with some of the enthusi- asms of the eighteenth century, but sentimentalism, the cultivated responsiveness to every possible stimulus, is not always deistic in its origins or demonstration. The inspiration of Richardson’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 555–557.
Published: 01 December 1940
.... By FRANKGEES BLACK.Eu- gene, Oregon : University of Oregon Publications, 1940. 1 ’p. iii+ 184. $1.25. Professor Black has produced a detailed, scholarly study of the English novel of letters during the years 1781-1800. Although the greatest epistolary novels, those of Richardson...